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The Your Mapper iPhone app gives you access to all of our national, state, and local data anywhere you are. We want to make it easy for you to discover your surroundings, save favorite searches, and share what you find. Features include much of what you can do browsing our website maps, plus: Location Detection […]

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There is a lot of data in the Your Mapper platform. Our datasets are collected by a variety of methods, from public data feeds, formatted and unformatted data, and through an official agreement with a city, state, or public entity.  Now there is a way for you to see which ones come from official sources, […]

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UsefulTools, is “a web magazine for people who love web tools and apps,” and on Friday they listed Your Mapper as their featured Tool of the Day with the title “Local Data at Your Fingertips.” They posted a detailed writeup of our services.  Here are some of their comments: YourMapper is website where you can […]

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Louisville’s PVA (Property Valuation Administrator) sets all the property values in Jefferson County Kentucky for government and municipal tax purposes. There is a PVA in each county in Kentucky, and they are run by the state government. They have an elaborate internal database that integrates with municipal GIS mapping software that the city provides. And […]

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Your Mapper has launched a new site just for municipal and state government agencies called GovMapper. This site targets local government departments and explains to them exactly how the Your Mapper Platform can help them get their data online to their public simply, inexpensively, and lightning fast. Government’s Problem Government agencies are overburdened by Freedom […]

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The Louisville Metro Police Department tracks crime reports across the city’s metro area. Through Freedom of Information Act requests, we get these crimes and map each report since January of 2003, over 6 years of data! This makes it by far the most comprehensive crime map of Louisville Jefferson County crime available anywhere on the […]

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The United States DEA has a National Clandestine Laboratory Register which shows locations of Meth Lab busts. They list the busts or cleanup sites by state, and they are paginated within each state. We decided it would be good to grab this data, geocode it, and turn it into a map instead of looking at […]

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Jeremiah Andrick over at the Cubicle Punk Blog has posted an interesting article about a city council in Ohio that sent a cease and desist letter (Page 1 and 2) to a local website. The site, called Everything Conneaut Ohio, is under fire because they post information about the city, and the council thinks the […]

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Allowing the public and news organizations unfettered access to federal, state, and local governments’ non-private data is essential.  One good way to do this is to make the data available online, thus reducing the agency’s costs trying to manually fill individual freedom of information act requests.  However, this solution is not without its caveats, as […]

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